Archive for Supply Chain Finance

Introducing Taulia: turning every e-invoice into a revenue opportunity

We are delighted to introduce Taulia to the E-invoicing Platform audience. Taulia provides cloud-based invoice, payment and dynamic discounting management solutions. Taulia revolutionizes the way businesses interact and partner with each other, by turning every invoice into a revenue opportunity. And this enables organisations to strengthen supplier relationships while adding millions to the bottom line. Taulia’s proposition is acknowledged by the fact that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has partnered with Taulia to be one of the first banks to offer its corporate clients dynamic discounting with e-Invoicing.

Read More
US Bank launches e-invoice based freight-payment trade finance service

US Bank launches e-invoice based freight-payment trade finance service

U.S. Bank has allegedly signed up more than 5,000 carriers to use its freight-payment trade finance service. The appeal for carriers of getting on board this system is that they’re guaranteed to be paid. Once e-invoices are cleared, the bank pays the carriers and sends the shipper a consolidated invoice for all shipments made through the system.

Read More

eFinans market leader in Turkish e-invoicing in its 1st year

eFinans separates itself from the rest with its ERP integration with 45 local and global ERP software thus able to capture 90% of the e-invoice users using an ERP system. Its webportal has also been developed to match a typical invoice module of an ERP in order to serve small Business requirements.

Read More

Supply chain finance finally takes hold in Latin America

In the past, Supply Chain Finance hasn't taken off with much success in Latin America. However as banks better understand the supply chain relationship between buyers and suppliers, much has changed in the past decade or so. But there are more reasons why SCF is now finally taking hold in LATAM.

Read More

Basware launches Basware Pay, Basware Discount and Basware Factoring

Basware's Financing Services combines payment with financing services for companies of all sizes for buyers and suppliers alike, helping them to optimize their cash and working capital. It is a clear sign that more and more companies see that the e-invoice and PO is enabler for services that add even more value. The new financing services include Basware Pay, Basware Discount and Basware Factoring

Read More

HighJump Software Acquires Atlas Products International, Expands Global Trading Partner Network in Europe

Michael Cornell, CEO of HighJump Software: “Atlas offers a unique set of solutions that allow companies to more efficiently transact business electronically and compete more effectively in a connected marketplace. This acquisition extends our global trading partner network, both functionally and geographically, and complements our existing HighJump B2Bi business which leads the market in Denmark and Nordic region of Europe and our TrueCommerce trading partner integration network in North America."

Read More

E-invoicing is dead. Long live e-invoicing! And the paper invoice?

Even though the starting points by Taulia+Ricoh and Readsoft+Billentis are completely different, they come to the same conclusion: as a standalone feature, e-invoicing creates less value. The true value of e-invoicing emerges when it is use as an enabler for other value added services: AP automatino, dynamic discounting, supply chain finance and so on.

Read More

Basware blog: Keep your cash close, and your suppliers closer

We dug up this interesting post from Andrew Jesse (Vice President Basware in London). He focusses on the fact that late payments can pose a serious risk to a small supplier’s financial health, given that they have less of a financial ‘buffer’ than their larger counterparts. So, it’s unsurprising that extended payment policies are putting pressure on buyer-supplier relationships. The combination of e-invoicing and new e-payment solutions like Basware and VISA helps solve these extended payments and supplier cash flow issues.

Read More
Tungsten receives formal UK PRA approval to start the Tungsten Bank

Tungsten receives formal UK PRA approval to start the Tungsten Bank

The Board of Tungsten has received approval from the UK's Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) for the formal change of control in the recently acquired FIBI. The fully UK authorised Bank will be re-named tot the Tungsten Bank and will soon start offering supply chain finance: a major opportunity for UK SME's as well as entire supply chains.
And there is more good news: Tungsten has today begun providing invoice discounting services to selected US customers.

Read More
Benchmark your business with this Purchase-to-Pay Manifesto [eBook]

Benchmark your business with this Purchase-to-Pay Manifesto [eBook]

Cash is king. Run out of cash and your business is history. And yet, many finance professionals still do not have the level of visibility and control they would like. By providing a far more accurate view of your company’s working capital, you reduce the need for expensive borrowing. As a result, you have more agility to make the right decisions for your business.
That is why Basware came up with the The Purchase-to-Pay Manifesto. This will help you to..

Read More